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Toronto Public Library


The Toronto Reference Library (previously the Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library) is a six storey facility in Toronto, Ontario, opened in 1977. The library was designed by architect Raymond Moriyama and is part of the Toronto Public Library system, but its collection is mostly non-circulating.

Now part of the the larger Toronto Public Library system, prior to 1998, it operated separately. It is one of three large libraries in the city, which includes the Robarts Library at the University of Toronto and Scott Library at York University.
The library collection consists of:
* 1.5 million volumes (monographs and bound periodicals)
* 2.5 million other materials (films, tapes, microforms, maps, fine art, ephemera, etc.)
* 360,000 linear metres of manuscript materials
Among the special collections is 1) the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, a collection devoted to the works of the creator of Sherlock Holmes, 2) the Baldwin Room, a collection of books, manuscripts, ephemera, maps and pictures relating to Upper Canada (now Ontario) and to early Toronto, named after Robert Baldwin a leading political reformer in Upper Canada and pre-Confederation Premier. The library also has an extensive performing arts collection, including papers and information on many Canadian artists, such as Al Waxman and The Dumbells

Materials for this collection provided by: Toronto Public Library

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PART OF
Canadian Libraries

TOPIC
Canadian periodicals 200
Commercial catalogs 111
Gardening 42
Executive departments 23
Expenditures, Public 23
Finance, Public 23
French-Canadian periodicals 23
Government business enterprises 23
Revenue 23
Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.) 19
Toronto (Ont.) -- History 17
Ontario -- History 16
Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories 16
Canada -- Politics and government 1867- Periodicals 15
London (Ont.) -- Directories 11
Furnaces -- Catalogs 10
Jewelry 10
Kitchen utensils -- Catalogs 10
Toronto (Ont.) -- Description and travel 10
cbk 10
Hamilton (Ont.) -- Directories 9
Machinery 9
Machinery industry 9
Medicine 9
Stoves, Coal -- Catalogs 9
Stoves, Wood -- Catalogs 9
Rationalism 8
Conservatories of music 7
T. Eaton Co 7
Agricultural exhibitions 6
Clubs -- Ontario Toronto 6
Education -- Ontario History 6
Fairs 6
Ottawa (Ont.) -- Directories 6
Stoves -- Catalogs 6
Cookery, Canadian 5
Giftware -- Catalogs 5
Hardware 5
Methodist Church (Canada) 5
Piano 5
York (Ont. : County) -- History 5
Agricultural machinery 4
Agriculture 4
Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans 4
Canada -- History 4
Canada. Canadian Army 4
Commercial catalogs -- Ontario Toronto 4
Cookery 4
Education and state -- Ontario 4
Educational law and legislation -- Ontario 4
Furniture -- Catalogs 4
Implements, utensils, etc. -- Catalogs 4
Local Council of Women in Toronto 4
Mountaineering 4
Music 4
Silverware -- Catalogs 4
St. Thomas (Ont.) -- Directories 4
Women -- Ontario Toronto 4
Architecture, Domestic -- Canada Catalogs 3
Arts 3
Brant (Ont. : County) -- History 3
Canada -- Militia History 3
Canadian Kodak Company 3
Carriages and carts 3
Churches -- Ontario Toronto History 3
Clocks and watches 3
D. Moore Company 3
Electric apparatus and appliances -- Catalogs 3
Flowers -- Seeds Catalogs 3
Frontier and pioneer life -- Ontario 3
Household supplies -- Catalogs 3
Musicians 3
Ontario -- Description and travel 3
Ryrie Bros 3
Sandwich (Ont.) -- Directories 3
Seeds -- Catalogs 3
Silverware 3
Sporting goods 3
Toronto (Ont.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. History 3
Toronto (Ont.) -- History 19th century 3
University of Toronto 3
Vegetables -- Seeds Catalogs 3
Walkerville (Ont.) -- Directories 3
Windsor (Ont.) -- Directories 3
World War, 1914-1918 3
World War, 1914-1918 -- Registers 3
Architecture -- Details Catalogs 2
Bedding plants -- Catalogs 2
Bicycles -- Catalogs 2
Bicycles -- Equipment and supplies Catalogs 2
Boilers -- Catalogs 2
Boots 2
Bowes, Jamieson and Co 2
Building fittings -- Catalogs 2
Bulbs 2
Bulbs -- Catalogs 2
Cameras -- Catalogs 2
Camping 2
Canada 2
Canada -- Church history 2
Canada. Canadian Army. Governor General's Body Guard 2
Canada. Canadian Army. Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry 2
Canada. Canadian Army. Queen's Own Rifles of Canada 2
Canadian Aladdin Co. Ltd., Toronto 2
Canadian Allis-Chalmers 2
Canadian Consolidated Rubber Co 2
Canadian General Electric Company 2
Catholic Church 2
Cattle 2
Chown & Cunningham Co. of Kingston (Limited) 2
Christian education 2
Clergy 2
Clocks and watches -- Catalogs 2
Clothing and dress 2
Clubs 2
Cookware 2
Costume -- Canada 2
Cycling -- Equipment and supplies Catalogs 2
Diamonds -- Catalogs 2
Dry-goods -- Catalogs 2
E. and C. Gurney Co 2
Education -- Ontario 2
Etiquette 2
Fashion -- Canada 2
French-Canadians 2
Frontier and pioneer life 2
Furniture -- Canada Catalogs 2
Glengarry (Ont.) -- History 2
Gordon, Mackay & Co 2
Groceries -- Catalogs 2
Guelph (Ont.) -- History 2
Hamilton (Ont.) 2
Horse racing 2
Horse-shows 2
Horses 2
Hot-air heating -- Equipment and supplies Catalogs 2
Hotels 2
House furnishings 2
Household appliances -- Canada 2
Huron (Ont. : County) -- Directories 2
Indians of North America 2
Kitchen utensils 2
Kodak camera -- Catalogs 2
Lambton (Ont.) -- Biography 2
Lincoln (Ont. : County) -- History 2
Livestock 2
Livestock exhibitions 2
Luggage 2
Luggage -- Catalogs 2
Medicine, Popular 2
Metropolitan Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories 2
Music teachers 2
Muskoka (Ont. : District) -- History 2
Nerlich & Co 2
Newcombe Pianos 2
Niagara (Ont.) -- History 2
Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.) -- History 2
North Bay (Ont.) -- Directories 2
Nuns 2
Ontario -- Directories 2
Ontario -- History 19th century 2
Perth (Ont. : County) -- Directories 2
Perth (Ont. : County) -- History 2
Peterborough (Ont. : County) -- History 2
Plumbing fixtures -- Catalogs 2
Point Edward (Ont.) -- Directories 2
Poultry 2
Redemption Home and Bible Schools (Toronto, Ont.) 2
Royal Conservatory of Music 2
Rubber goods 2
Sarnia (Ont.) -- Directories 2
Sault Ste. Marie (Ont.) -- Directories 2
Sault Ste. Marie (Ont.) -- History 2
Schools -- Ontario History 2
Shoes 2
Social registers 2
St. Paul's Church (Woodstock, Ont.) 2
Stoves, Coal 2
Tents 2
Tinware -- Catalogs 2
Tools -- Catalogs 2
Toronto (Ont.) -- Social registers 2
Trunks (Luggage) 2
Universities and colleges -- Ontario History 2
Wm. Rennie Co 2
Woodstock (Ont.) -- Directories 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories Canada 2
World's Fair (Rockton, Ont.) 2
A.W. Smith & Sons 1
Actors 1
Adams Furniture Company 1
Agricultural chemicals 1
Agricultural colleges 1
Agricultural implements 1
Agricultural implements -- Ontario Guelph 1
Agriculture -- Ontario History 1
Alabastine Company 1
Alcoholism 1
Algoma (Ont. : District) -- Description and travel 1
Algoma (Ont. : District) -- History 1
LANGUAGE
english 797
french 25
german 1
SHOW DETAILS
Title
Date Published
Creator
Toronto Public Library
by Neil, Marion Harris
112,861
3
0
Includes index
Topics: Cookery, Menus, cbk
Canadian Libraries
70,234
6
0
Topic: Confectionery
Canadian Libraries
65,996
25
1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: T. Eaton Co, Commercial catalogs
Canadian Libraries
by Rice Lewis & Son
55,300
13
1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Rice Lewis & Son, Commercial catalogs, Bicycles -- Equipment and supplies Catalogs, Sporting...
Canadian Libraries
by Might Directories Ltd
22,036
3
0
Topic: Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories
Canadian Libraries
by Might Directories Ltd
18,651
2
0
Topic: Ottawa (Ont.) -- Directories
Topics: Architecture -- Ontario, Ontario -- History, Leeds (Ont. : County) -- History, Leeds (Ont. :...
Canadian Libraries
by Might Directories Ltd.
16,821
2
0
Canadian Libraries
by Might Directories, ltd
16,805
1
1
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Ottawa (Ont.) -- Directories
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Canada -- Biography Dictionaries
Topic: Ontario -- Directories
Topics: Hamilton (Ont.) -- Directories, Wentworth (Ont.) -- Directories
Topics: York (Ont. : County) -- History, Canada -- History, Toronto (Ont.) -- History
Canadian Libraries
by Might Directories Ltd
14,000
3
0
Topics: Metropolitan Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories, Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories
Topic: Lambton (Ont.) -- Biography
Topic: Canada -- Directories
Canadian Libraries
by Might Directories Ltd
12,928
0
0
Topic: Ottawa (Ont.) -- Directories
Canadian Libraries
by T. Eaton Co.
12,915
9
1
( 1 reviews )
Fourth Series
Topics: Church buildings -- Ontario Toronto, Toronto (Ont.) -- History, Toronto (Ont.) -- Description and...
Topic: York (Ont. : County) -- Biography
Description based on 1919
Topics: Windsor (Ont.) -- Directories, Sandwich (Ont.) -- Directories, Walkerville (Ont.) -- Directories
Canadian Libraries
by Might Directories Ltd
11,685
5
0
Topics: Metropolitan Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories, Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories
Description based on 1919
Topics: Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories, Hamilton (Ont.) -- Directories, London (Ont.) -- Directories
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Argenteuil (Québec) -- History, Prescott (Ont. : County) -- History
Topic: St. Catharines (Ont.) -- Directories
Containing a classified list of the business and professional men of the province: county, judicial and municipal officials ; division courts and their limits, etc
Topic: Guelph (Ont.) -- Directories
Canadian Libraries
by Might Directories Ltd
10,383
1
0
Topic: Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories
Topics: Social registers, Clubs -- Ontario Toronto, Toronto (Ont.) -- Social registers, Toronto (Ont.) --...
Canadian Libraries
by Might Directories Ltd
10,170
1
0
Topic: Ottawa (Ont.) -- Directories
Canadian Libraries
by Might Directories, ltd
10,161
0
0
Topic: Ottawa (Ont.) -- Directories
Canadian Libraries
10,158
0
0
Topics: Huron (Ont. : County) -- Directories, Middlesex (Ont. : County) -- Directories, Perth (Ont. :...
Canadian Libraries
by Might Directories Ltd
10,002
4
0
Topic: Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories
Topic: London (Ont.) -- Directories
Description based on 1921
( 1 reviews )
Description based on 1918
Canadian Libraries
by Houston, William Robert
9,595
0
0
Topics: Directors of corporations -- Canada Directories, Executives -- Canada Directories, Corporations --...
Canadian Libraries
by Smallfield, W. E. (William Elgood), 1861-1926; Campbell, Robert, 1846-1907
9,543
0
0
Topics: Frontier and pioneer life -- Ontario Renfrew (County), Renfrew (Ont. : County) -- History, Renfrew...
Third Series
Topics: Churches -- Ontario Toronto History, Toronto (Ont.) -- Description and travel, Toronto (Ont.) --...
Canadian Libraries
by Gordon, Mackay & Co
9,418
16
1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Gordon, Mackay & Co, Commercial catalogs, Dry-goods -- Catalogs, Manufactures -- Catalogs
Topics: Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories, Hamilton (Ont.) -- Directories, London (Ont.) -- Directories
Canadian Libraries
by Might Directories Ltd
9,310
1
0
Topic: Ottawa (Ont.) -- Directories
Canadian Libraries
by T. Eaton Co
9,038
13
1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: T. Eaton Co, Commercial catalogs -- Canada Catalogs
Canadian Libraries
by McEvoy, Bernard, 1842-1932; Finlay, A. H
8,812
0
0
Topics: Canada. Canadian Army. Seaforth Highlanders of Canada, World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories...
Description based on 1918
Canadian Libraries
by Johnston, William, 1840-1917
8,621
1
0
Topic: Perth (Ont. : County) -- History
Fifth Series
Topics: Toronto (Ont.) -- Description and travel, Toronto (Ont.) -- History
Topic: London (Ont.) -- Directories
Description based on 1918
Canadian Libraries
by H. Krug Furniture Company Limited
8,248
6
1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: H. Krug Furniture Company Limited, Furniture -- Catalogs, Commercial catalogs, Office furniture --...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Huron (Ont. : County) -- Directories, Middlesex (Ont.) -- Directories, Perth (Ont. : County) --...
Volume 1
Topics: Churches -- Ontario Toronto History, Toronto (Ont.) -- Description and travel, Toronto (Ont.) --...
Topics: Windsor (Ont.) -- Directories, Sandwich (Ont.) -- Directories, Walkerville (Ont.) -- Directories
Description based on 1860
Canadian Libraries
by T. Eaton Co
7,804
14
1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: T. Eaton Co, Commercial catalogs
Canadian Libraries
by T. Eaton Co
7,688
16
1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: T. Eaton Co, Kitchen utensils, Cookware, Clothing and dress, House furnishings, Implements,...
Topic: London (Ont.) -- Directories
Topic: Canada -- Biography
Topics: York (Ont. : County) -- History, Canada -- History, Toronto (Ont.) -- History
Topics: Kitchener (Ont.) -- Directories, Waterloo (Ont.) -- Directories, Bridgeport (Ont.) -- Directories
Canadian Libraries
by Herrington, Walter S. (Walter Stevens), 1860-1947
7,488
0
0
Topics: Frontier and pioneer life -- Ontario, Lennox and Addington (Ont.) -- History
Topics: Carleton (Ont.) -- Directories, Lanark (Ont. : County) -- Directories, Prescott (Ont. : County) --...
Canadian Libraries
by Canadian General Electric Company
7,327
4
0
Topics: Canadian General Electric Company, Commercial catalogs, Electric apparatus and appliances --...
Description based on 1901
Canadian Libraries
by Canadian General Electric Company
7,025
2
0
Topics: Canadian General Electric Company, Electric apparatus and appliances -- Catalogs, Commercial...
Topics: Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories, Hamilton (Ont.) -- Directories, London (Ont.) -- Directories
Description based on 1911
Topic: Peterborough (Ont. : County) -- History
Canadian Libraries
by Pringle, J. F. (Jacob Farrand), 1816-1901
6,795
2
0
Topics: Ontario -- History, Cornwall (Ont.) -- History
Canadian Libraries
by Might Directories Ltd.
6,749
4
0
Topics: Thorold (Ont.) -- History, Thorold (Ont. : Township) -- History, Welland (Ont. : County) -- History
Topics: Toronto (Ont.) -- Directories, Hamilton (Ont.) -- Directories, London (Ont.) -- Directories